• Look Out For…May

    As exam season begins to sneak along the horizon like the creepy lion from the Teletubbies, there is once again a whole plethora of films on offer. If you’re in the mood to cry, then Andrew Haigh follows his critically acclaimed 2015 film 45 Years with Lean on Pete,...
  • The Day Star Wars Died

    It is five years this month since The Walt Disney Company completed the acquisition of Lucasfilm, the production firm responsible for the creation of Star Wars, perhaps the most exceptional and significant media franchise in movie history, second only to Disney itself. Too young to go to the cinema...
  • Look Out For… December

    Ah, December. A month of rushing to meet deadlines before the holidays – cramming before Crimbo, if you will. Not to mention the food – Yule logs, roasted everything and mince pies aplenty: nothing beats festive food. And what better way to spend a cosy winter evening than with...
  • Oversaturation: A Star Wars Story

    Last night, Disney announced that they would be releasing not only a live-action Star Wars series, but also an entire new trilogy, separate from the Skywalker saga. But with The Last Jedi just around the corner and Solo: A Star Wars Story (yes, it really is called that) set...
  • Trailer Watch – Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    After April’s teaser, the first and only The Last Jedi trailer is finally here, and you bet we’re gonna analyse the hell out of it. But for those who want to avoid specifics, rest assured that the film promises to be dark, weird, and beautiful. SPOILER WARNING: No specific...
  • Trailer Watch – Star Wars Battlefront 2

    In 2013, the night before my Business Studies GCSE morning exam, I was up at 3am watching E3, where a surprise teaser for an unannounced Star Wars: Battlefront was played. Little was shown: just snow, a couple of faint blaster shots that sparked some excited murmuring and then one...
  • Obi-Wan-ts and Obi-Don’t-Wan-ts

    Following (and long before) the recent announcement that Disney finally is moving towards the release of an Obi-Wan Star Wars spin-off, there has been plenty of speculation about what such a film might look like. For this article, we’ll be discussing what we want and don’t want from an...